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April 4, 2024

Wisconsin Guard seizes opportunity to grow relationship with Papua New Guinea

Wisconsin National Guard subject matter experts and leadership visit state partner nation Papua New Guinea to build on past exchanges.

Oct. 10, 2023 Oct. 11, 2023

148th Fighter Wing EOD Flight Hosts Validation Course

CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. - The 148th Fighter Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight created and hosted an advanced conventional course for 30 technicians at the Minnesota National Guard’s Camp Ripley Training Center Sept. 18-22. The course focused on five lines of effort: restoring readiness, investing in technology, driving innovation, developing and

Sept. 5, 2023

Wisconsin Guard-Papua New Guinea Strengthen Partnership

MADISON, Wis. - Capt. Michael Cuevas, commander of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s Troop C, 1st Squadron, 105th Cavalry Regiment, reflected on the historic nature of his unit’s participation in Tamiok Strike 2023 — a two-week joint military exercise in Papua New Guinea. “Tamiok Strike was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the Troopers of the

June 9, 2023

Wisconsin Guard, Papua New Guinea Strengthen State Partnership

MADISON, Wis. - Five members of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force visited the Wisconsin National Guard in early June as part of the Defense Department’s State Partnership Program, administered by the National Guard Bureau.The visit, according to Maj. Jessica Kelly, the Wisconsin National Guard’s State Partnership Program coordinator, was

April 3, 2023

Wisconsin National Guard, Papua New Guinea Strengthen Ties

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - Six Wisconsin Army National Guard noncommissioned officers visited Papua New Guinea March 20-27 to conduct a senior information exchange with counterparts from the Papua New Guinea Defence Force as part of the State Partnership Program. The partnership between the Wisconsin National Guard and Papua New Guinea began

Dec. 13, 2022

Wisconsin, Papua New Guinea Sign State Partnership Agreement

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - Leaders of the Wisconsin National Guard and Papua New Guinea signed a State Partnership Program agreement Dec. 2. The partnership officially began in 2020, but COVID-19 travel restrictions delayed the formal signing ceremony conducted by Maj. Gen. Paul Knapp of the Wisconsin National Guard and Maj. Gen. Mark Goina

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